On Monday, the organizers behind the Women’s March announced the Women’s Convention, which will take place on October 27-29 in Detroit, Michigan in preparation for the 2018 midterm elections.
Linda Sarsour is one of the most prominent Muslim-American activists in the country. She stood alongside Bernie Sanders during his campaign and served as the executive director of the Arab American Association in New York, and as both a Palestinian-American and hijab-wearing Muslim, her role as a national co-chair of…
Janelle Monáe says she supports the idea of withholding sex as a form of protest for women’s rights.
“In the US, we are living in a time that is worse than the few years after the September 11th attacks,” said Rasmea Odeh to nearly 1,000 people gathered at the Chicago Teachers Union Hall to commemorate International Women’s Day on March 8. “Israeli and U.S. policies make it easy to target our people,” she continued, …
A Day Without Women, the general strike organized to coincide with International Women’s Day, appeared to be a logical successor to the January 21st Women’s March following Trump’s inauguration. The election of a racist, kleptocratic egomaniac with no attention span has understandably riled up the nation—in…
The “A Day Without a Woman” rally on 59th street was one of hundreds of gatherings around the country connected to Wednesday’s general strike, and the first of two taking place in Manhattan. Midsize but bursting with energy, the event was tightly packed by the time a colleague and I arrived about 20 minutes after noon.
As you may have heard, Wednesday is International Women’s Day, and women around the world will be marking it by striking, abstaining from activities like work and childcare and making different economic choices in order to shift the collective consciousness about the value of women in society.
On Wednesday, which is International Women’s Day, the organizers behind the historically successful Women’s March will attempt to harness that energy towards a general strike, dubbed “A Day Without a Woman.” The goal, according to organizers, is to recognize “the enormous value that women of all backgrounds add to our…
Organizers of the Women’s March on Washington have set March 8 as the date for the Women’s General Strike.
It’s been awhile since we’ve watched video of Hillary Clinton talking into the camera with her trademark calm, robotic cheer, and I didn’t realize how much I missed it until now.
The group behind the Women’s March on Washington has announced a nationwide event to follow the historically successful march.
Black women have never labored under the assumption that all womanhood is created equal in a white supremacist society.
Welcome to Big Time Small-Time Dicks, a regular column on The Slot that explores local politicians, small-town scandals, and everything else making life miserable on a local level. Know a small-time person who is a big time dick we should feature? Email us. Today: a very special Women’s March edition.
Angela Peoples did not come to the Women’s March on Washington to play. The 30-year-old co-director of the LGBTQ equality organization GetEqual came to Saturday’s massive protest against Donald Trump to tell the truth. Marching in a sea of white women, Peoples wore a hat that read, “Stop Killing Black People,” and…
The Women’s March was, by most reported measures, a success. Though it remains to be seen what the organization’s subsequent “10 Actions/ 100 Days” campaign will yield, it succeeded most at what I’m guessing the vast majority of participants assumed the march was about: making it clear to Donald Trump that he does…
WASHINGTON, DC—Bright and quite early in the morning after the D.C. Women’s March, 500 women considering seeking political office attended a “Getting Ready to Run” training at the Grand Hyatt Washington hosted by EMILY’s List, by far the largest training event in the pro-choice PAC’s 31-year history.
On the eve of the Women’s March in Washington, a group of female athletes gathered together at a tiny Mexican bar minutes from the Capitol building.
Rudy Giuliani is doing his part to spin the Women’s March by saying he doesn’t know what all these women are even talking about. To be fair though, it rarely seems like Giuliani knows what anyone is talking about.